The top 5 US charities in terms of total donations

The top 100 charities pulled in $51 billion

Americans are donating more money to charity.

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At the end of the most recent fiscal year, charitable donations in the United States reached a whopping $430 billion, according to Giving USA.

The top 100 charities pulled in more than $51 billion in donations during their most recent reported fiscal years, Forbes reported in its annual Top Charities list. That’s an uptick of 5 percent compared to the year before.

The list ranks the biggest U.S. charities based on private donations received.

Here are the top five donation recipients:

United Way

Private donations: $3.3 billion.

Feeding America

Private donations: $2.8 billion.

The Task Force for Global Health

Private donations: $2.6 billion.

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The Salvation Army

Private donations: $2 billion.

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Private donations: $1.7 billion.

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